Bald eagle found shot in Maryland, police investigating

FILE - The bald eagle also known as the American eagle, white-headed eagle, white-headed eagle or American eagle is an accipitriform bird of prey of the Accipitridae family, which inhabits North America, from southern Canada to Baja California Sur an

The Maryland Natural Resources Police are investigating after an adult bald eagle was found injured by gunshot wounds in White Hall last Monday. 

Police say the eagle was found along Old York Road on January 18.

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The eagle was later euthanized due to the severity of its injury, according to police. 

If you have any information on this case or any eagle shooting in Maryland, contact the USFWS Baltimore Field Office at 410-694-9591 or or the Maryland Wildlife Crime Stoppers at 443-433-4112 or